January 4, 2017 – Plaintiff POWERbahn, LLC filed a complaint for patent infringement against Defendant Saris Cycling Group, Inc. d/b/a CycleOps (“CycleOps”), alleging infringement of its patents, U.S. Patent Nos. 7,066,865, 7,608,015, 7,841,964, 7,862,476. The patents are titled respectively, “Bipedal locomotion training and performance evaluation device and method,” “Exercise device and method for stimulating physical activity,” and “Exercise device.” POWERbahn accuses CycleOps’ products, Hammer Direct Drive Trainer and Magnus Indoor Trainer, of infringing its patents. The case is number 3-17-cv-00003, and is pending in the United States District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin.
By: Katherine E. Adams